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Elmhurst University

Elmhurst, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

About Elmhurst University

Elmhurst University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Elmhurst, Illinois. Elmhurst University was founded in 1871. The college currently enrolls around 3,731 students a year, including 3,027 undergrads.

Elmhurst University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Elmhurst University. Around 76% of applicants get into Elmhurst University each year. In 2022, 5,679 students applied to Elmhurst University and 4,325 were admitted.

Elmhurst University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 97%
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 97%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 32%

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Elmhurst University is located in the town of Elmhurst, Illinois, near Chicago.

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College Info

190 Prospect Avenue Elmhurst, IL 60126-3296

Campus Setting: Suburban

Elmhurst University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Elmhurst University is Continuous processing.

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Elmhurst University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1220


Math SAT Range

480 - 610


Reading SAT Range

500 - 630

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Wondering what life at Elmhurst University is like? There are approximately 3,731 students enrolled at Elmhurst University, including 3,027 undergraduate students and 704 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from IL and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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